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Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Receives $25,000 Grant to Help Senior Citizens Apply For SNAP Benefits

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) is pleased to announce it has received a $25,000 grant from Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) that is funded by the Walmart Foundation to help eligible senior citizens enroll in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The awarded funds will support continued outreach [...]

Catholic Housing and Community Services Awarded Tax Credit Allocation by Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency for Saint Joseph Place, an Affordable Senior Housing Project in Delaware County

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) will add Saint Joseph Place to its growing portfolio of affordable housing for independent seniors. The building will be the sixth of its nature developed by CHCS. Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) is pleased to announce it has [...]

Archbishop Pérez Presides At Catholic Housing and Community Services’ Groundbreaking for Saint Rita Place, an Affordable Housing Community for Independent Seniors in South Philadelphia

Watch the blessing and groundbreaking service via Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez’s Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ArchbishopPerez/videos/945057472673702/ Plans are underway to transform a vacant lot at South Broad and Ellsworth Streets, located next to the National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia, into a five-story mixed-use space that incorporates the Shrine’s vision for the Cascia Center with affordable housing [...]

Catholic Human Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Provides Overview of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Efforts and Community Impact Demonstrating the Ongoing Commitment of Administrators and Staff in Assisting Those Impacted By the Pandemic

Catholic Human Services is the largest faith-based human services provider in Southeastern Pennsylvania and benefits more than 300,000 individuals of all faiths annually. The Secretariat for Catholic Human Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHS) is continuing to provide critical support and emergency assistance to individuals, seniors, families, and children impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) [...]

Agencies of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Receive Grants from The PHL COVID-19 Fund To Continue Providing Support To Those Impacted By The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

The grants will support on-going efforts to provide emergency assistance and critical support to individuals, seniors, families, and children in need in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Two agencies of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Catholic Housing and Community Services (CHCS) and Catholic Social Services (CSS), are pleased to announce that they have received a [...]

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